The Cabinet History of England: Being an Abridgment, by the Author, of the Chapters Entitled "Civil and Military History" in "The Pictorial History of England," with a Continuation to the Present Time, Volúmenes 3-4

C. Knight & Company, 1845

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Página 206 - England, and the crown, with all the members and appurtenances, as that I am descended by right line of blood, coming from the good lord King Henry III., and through that right that God of his grace hath sent me, with help of my kin and of my friends, to recover it ; the which realm was in point to be undone for default of governance, and undoing of good laws.
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Página 223 - How Richard died, and by what means, I could not tell when I wrote this chronicle."* The least horrible supposition is, that by order of Henry and those who acted with him, — that is to say, the greatest nobles and prelates in the land, — he...
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Página 164 - Next day, they put him in a horse-litter, and carried him to Sleaford Castle, where he passed another night of pain and horror. Next day, they carried him, with greater difficulty than on the day before, to the castle of Newark upon Trent; and there, on the eighteenth of October, in the forty-ninth year of his age, and the seventeenth of his vile reign, was an end of this miserable brute.
Página 146 - Those that were in the front halted ; but those behind said they would not halt until they were as forward as the front. When the front perceived the rear pressing on, they pushed forward : and neither the king nor the marshals could stop them, but they marched on without any order until they came in sight of their enemies.
Página 186 - why dost thou ask?" "Because they are all under my command, and have sworn by their faith and loyalty to do whatsoever I shall order." "Very well," said the king: "I have no objection to it." Tyler, who was only desirous of a riot, made answer: "And thou thinkest, king, that these people, and as many more in the city, also under my command, ought to depart without having thy letters? No, indeed, we will carry them with...

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